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Published: 15 July 2019

336 Pages | 40 black and white illustrations/maps


ISBN: 9780198837923

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Superior Women

Medieval Female Authority in Poitiers' Abbey of Sainte-Croix

Jennifer C. Edwards

  • The first English-language book-length treatment of Sainte-Croix and of Radegund's cult in Poitiers
  • Shows how monastic women gained the respect and support of male officials
  • Examines the history of a monastery over 900 years

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